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By Jason Macleod

a huge addition to UQP’s the world over acclaimed Peace & clash stories sequence West Papua is a mystery tale. at the western 1/2 the island of latest Guinea, hidden from the area, in a spot occupied through the Indonesian army on account that 1963, keeps a outstanding nonviolent fight for nationwide liberation. In Merdeka and the Morning big name, educational Jason MacLeod provides an insider’s view of the trajectory and dynamics of civil resistance in West Papua. right here, the indigenous inhabitants has staged protests, boycotts, moves and different nonviolent activities opposed to repressive rule. this can be the 1st in-depth account of civilian-led rebellion in West Papua, a stream that has transitioned from guerrilla battle to power nonviolent resistance. MacLeod analyses numerous case stories, together with tax resistance that pre-dates Gandhi’s Salt March by way of 20 years, employee moves on the world’s biggest gold and copper mine, bold makes an attempt to flee Indonesian rule by way of dugout canoe, and the gathering of a petition during which signing intended to possibility being shot useless. Merdeka and the Morning megastar is a must-read for all these attracted to Indonesia, the Pacific, self-determination struggles and nonviolent methods out of occupation.

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